Biology teacher Alexis Jenni on Wednesday won France's top literary award, the Prix Goncourt, for his first novel L'art francais de la guerre (The French Art of War).
South Africa and Vietnam have launched talks toward an agreement to curb rhino poaching. South Africa lost 333 rhinos to poaching last year.
A French-Vietnamese lecturer and blogger was jailed for three years Wednesday for attempted subversion in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
At least 16 people have died in several days of heavy rain and storms in northern Vietnam. Twelve were struck by lightning while working in rice fields, authorities said Sunday.
Vietnam has delayed the introduction of new boat safety rules at a top tourist site where 12 people drowned in February, after tour operators went on strike in protest, an official said Monday.
Laos's neighbours pressed it to delay construction of a controversial dam on the Mekong River, at a meeting in the Laotian capital on Tuesday. Officials from Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam ...
Japan’s government is on maximum alert over the Fukushima nuclear plant where highly radioactive water has halted repair work and plutonium has been found in the soil.
Leaders from France, Greece, Portugal and Egypt are expected to meet with envoys of Libyan leader Moamar Kadhafi on Thursday, ahead of the emergency European Union summit scheduled in Brussels on ...
More than a quarter of drinking wells in Vietnam's densely-populated Red River delta contain unsafe levels of arsenic that can cause cancer, neurological problems and hypertension, experts warned ...
A former Laotian general who led Hmong guerrillas in a CIA-backed battle against Communists in Vietnam and Laos during the Vietnam War died Thursday in the US.